Matias Koski
blank Matias Koski
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Northview

Event:
Free

Record Book:

• Set the No. 2 time in the 200 freestyle, the No. 4 time in the 500 freestyle, the No. 5 time in the 1,000 freestyle, the No. 6 time in the 1,650 freestyle and the No. 9 time in the 100 freestyle in school history.

2012-2013:

• Finished third in the 1,650 freestyle, fourth in the 500 freestyle, ninth in the 200 freestyle, 10th on the 800 freestyle relay and competed on the 400 freestyle relay at the NCAAs.

• Won the 500 freestyle and finished seventh in the 200 and the 1,650 freestyle at the SECs.

• Came in fifth on the 400 and 800 freestyle relays and ninth on the 200 freestyle relay at the SECs.

• Named First-Team All-SEC and to the All-Freshman Team.

• Named the SEC Freshman of the Week three times: Nov. 13 after the Missouri meet, Nov. 20 after the Emory meet and Dec. 4 after the UGA Fall Invitational.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

• Named to the 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

2012 Olympics:

• Representing Finland, competed in the 200, 400 and 1,500 freestyle in the London Games.

High School:

• Graduated from Northview High School.

• Swam for Dynamo Swim Club under Coach Rich Murphy.

• Named the National Swimmer of the Year in 2012.

• Won state titles in the 200 and 500 freestyle in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

• Set school records in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle and on the 400 freestyle relay.

• Named the state of Georgia's High School Swimmer of the Year in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

• Posted Junior Nationals titles in the 500, 800 and 1,650 freestyle in 2011 and was the 500 freestyle runner-up in 2010.

International:

• Represented Finland in the 2013 World Championships in Spain.

• Competed in the 2008 European Youth Olympic Festival.

• Took sixth in the 200 freestyle at the 2011 Youth European Championships.

• Set the Finnish national record in the 800 freestyle.

• Was the 2011 Finnish national champion in the 100 and 400 freestyle.

Personal:

Born May 18, 1994.

• Son of Matti and Sanna Koski.

• Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science.

Collegiate Personal Bests:

100 Freestyle 43.91 13 NCAA Championships

200 Freestyle 1:33.84 13 NCAA Championships

500 Freestyle 4:13.59 13 NCAA Championships

1,650 Freestyle 14:42.09 13 NCAA Championships

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